Where Broadway's Newest Shows Got Their Start

21 new productions will open on Broadway in Spring 2024.

By: Mar. 03, 2024
Where Broadway's Newest Shows Got Their Start
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The Spring 2024 Broadway season is here at last, with many new productions set to arrive before the Tony Awards eligibility cutoff on April 26, 2024. For five of those shows (Doubt, Enemy of the People, Uncle Vanya, Mother Play, and Mary Jane), Broadway is the first stop, but the other sixteen have have already enjoyed runs all over the world. Check out where this spring's shows were developed below!

Check out a full list of what's coming to Broadway in 2024.

Prayer for the French Republic

Prayer for the French Republic comes to Broadway following MTC’s highly acclaimed extended, sold-out off-Broadway run in winter 2022. It won the 2022 Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards for Best Play.

Prayer for the French Republic has concluded its run at the Samuel J. Freidman Theatre.

Days of Wine and Roses

The new musical had an critically acclaimed, sold-out run off-Broadway at Atlantic Theater Company, where it opened in May 2023.

Days of Wine and Roses is now running on Broadway at Studio 54.

The Notebook

The Notebook comes to Broadway following a critically acclaimed world premiere engagement at Chicago Shakespeare Theater in the fall of 2022.

The Notebook is running on Broadway at the Gerald Schhoenfeld Theatre.

Water for Elephants

PigPen Theatre Co.'s new musical had its world premiere in Atlanta on The Coca-Cola Stage at Alliance Theatre, running in summer 2023. 

Water for Elephants is running on Broadway at the Imperial Theatre.

The Who's Tommy

Tommy returns following a critically acclaimed, award-winning, run at Chicago's Goodman Theatre, where it was the highest grossing production in the history of the Goodman.

The Who's Tommy is running on Broadway at the Nederlander Theatre.

The Outsiders

The world premiere of The Outsiders ran in San Diego at La Jolla Playhouse in March 2023. 

The Outsiders is running on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.


Following its world premiere at Williamstown Theatre Festival in summer 2018, Lempicka had its West Coast premiere at La Jolla Playhouse in summer 2022.

Lempickais running on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre.

The Wiz

Before arriving on Broadway, The Wiz tours the country, making stops in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Baltimore, Cleveland, Washington, DC, Pittsburgh, Charlotte, Atlanta, Greenville, Chicago, Des Moines, Tempe and San Diego.

The Wiz will open on Broadway at the Marquis Theatre.


Suffs was originally developed and produced off-Broadway at The Public Theater in Spring 2022.

Suffs will open on Broadway at the Music Box Theatre.


The new play just concluded its off-Broadway world premiere engagement at Playwrights Horizons in November 2023.

Stereophonic will open on Broadway at the John Golden Theatre.

Hell's Kitchen

Hell’s Kitchen made its world premiere in a sold-out run in October 2023 -January 2024, including a five-week extension.

Hell's Kitchen will open on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre.


Cabaret opened in London's West End in December 2021 to critical and audience acclaim. In April 2022 the production won a record-breaking seven Olivier Awards, the most for any musical revival in Olivier history. 

Cabaret will open on Broadway at the August Wilson Theatre.


Patriots began in London at the Almeida Theatre and won the 2023 Critics’ Circle Award for Best New Play. It was the fastest-selling new play in the theatre’s history, and a sold out 12-week run in the West End at the Noël Coward Theatre, where it recouped its investment.

Patriots will open on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

The Heart of Rock & Roll

The Heart of Rock and Roll premiered in San Diego at The Old Globe in fall 2028.

The Heart of Rock & Roll will open on Broadway at the James Earl Jones Theatre.

The Great Gatsby

The world premiere engagement of The Great Gatsby was the highest grossing show in Paper Mill Playhouse history. The production also broke the New Jersey theater’s all-time record for ticket sales in a single day, and sold out the entire run before its very first performance in fall 2023. 

The Great Gatsby will open on Broadway at the Broadway Theatre.


Illinoise was originally developed, produced and premiered at the Fisher Center at Bard. It went on to play Chicago Shakespeare Theater and the Park Avenue Armory in early 2024.

Illinoise will open on Broadway at the St. James Theatre.